Best of the Adirondacks at Paul Smith's VIC

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Coming Events

Summer Adventures

Hiking
Camping
Jenkins Mountain Scramble
Canoe Adventures
Facility Rentals
Butterfly House

Winter Adventures

Winter
Ski Trail Conditions
Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing
Natalie Bombard-Leduc Ski School
Snowshoe and Ski
Rentals
Jenkins Mountain Open Woods Ski Zone
Winter Day and Season Trail Passes
Heron Marsh Cafe and Gallery

Guided Canoe Paddle – Summer

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff. Take in refreshing views and learn about Adirondack wetlands, bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support […]

$15 – $25

Guided Canoe Paddle – Summer

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff. Take in refreshing views and learn about Adirondack wetlands, bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support […]

$15 – $25
Event Series Wild Edibles Walks

Wild Edibles Walks

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

This program is offered on multiple dates (see drop down menu). Learn to identify wild local edible plants with expert Pat Banker from Cornell University Cooperative Extension. Pat will answer […]

$7.50 – $15.00

Great Adirondack Birding Celebration (GABC)

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

The Great Adirondack Birding Celebration (GABC) returns this coming May 31-June 2, 2024 for the 20th time. The 3 day event is designed to introduce birders of all ages and […]

Free – $125.00

Great Adirondack Birding Celebration – Ornithology in an Hour

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Ornithology in an Hour Lecture by Dr. Val Titus   This workshop will introduce the beginner birder to the basics of bird ID and natural history. We will focus on […]

Free

Guided Canoe Paddle – Summer

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff. Take in refreshing views and learn about Adirondack wetlands, bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support […]

$15 – $25

Great Adirondack Birding Celebration – Keynote Presentations

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy these FREE expert presentations in the VIC Lodge Theater! 2 pm Tim Neilsen - North American Warbler Project Video & lecture - Tim Neilsen has travelled across North America […]

Great Adirodack Birding Celebration – Reception with the Experts

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Join the birding experts for a casual, family style dinner following a feather-filled day of adventure and engaging entertainment. Continue the conversation with this chance to connect with guides and […]

$20

Guided Canoe Paddle – Summer

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff. Take in refreshing views and learn about Adirondack wetlands, bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support […]

$15 – $25
Event Series Wild Edibles Walks

Wild Edibles Walks

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

This program is offered on multiple dates (see drop down menu). Learn to identify wild local edible plants with expert Pat Banker from Cornell University Cooperative Extension. Pat will answer […]

$7.50 – $15.00

Guided Canoe Paddle – Summer

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff. Take in refreshing views and learn about Adirondack wetlands, bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support […]

$15 – $25

Guided Canoe Paddle – Summer

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff. Take in refreshing views and learn about Adirondack wetlands, bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support […]

$15 – $25

Wild Edibles Walk and Tasting

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Learn to identify wild local edible plants with expert Pat Banker from Cornell University Cooperative Extension. Pat will answer your questions about how to harvest, use, cultivate and otherwise appreciate […]

$25

Mercy Care Spirituality Retreat

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Mercy Care for the Adirondacks is pleased to welcome Jane Stratton in leading and facilitating a day-long retreat focused on Caring for the Human Spirit in Times of Crises. The […]

$20

Build an Adirondack Lean-to

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Join Paul Smith’s College Forestry Faculty Dave Simmons for a three day course on Adirondack Lean-to Construction. Dave will take you through the steps of planning, processing materials, and assembling […]

$250

Guided Canoe Paddle – Summer

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff. Take in refreshing views and learn about Adirondack wetlands, bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support […]

$15 – $25

Guided Canoe Paddle – Summer

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff. Take in refreshing views and learn about Adirondack wetlands, bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support […]

$15 – $25

Guided Canoe Paddle – Summer

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff. Take in refreshing views and learn about Adirondack wetlands, bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support […]

$15 – $25

Adirondack Turtles

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Get a glimpse into the fascinating lives of freshwater turtles, their unique history and anatomy, and the challenges turtles face even within the Adirondack Park. Meet our native ambassador turtles […]

Donations appreciated

Guided Canoe Paddle – Summer

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff. Take in refreshing views and learn about Adirondack wetlands, bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support […]

$15 – $25

Gentle Yoga on the Deck

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Join Beth McNally from Earthshine Yoga Studio in supportive yoga poses and flows for joints and muscles. This class will consist of basic and gentle movement to stretch and expand the […]

$15.00

Gentle Yoga on the Deck

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Join Beth McNally from Earthshine Yoga Studio in supportive yoga poses and flows for joints and muscles. This class will consist of basic and gentle movement to stretch and expand the […]

$15.00
Event Series Wild Edibles Walks

Wild Edibles Walks

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

This program is offered on multiple dates (see drop down menu). Learn to identify wild local edible plants with expert Pat Banker from Cornell University Cooperative Extension. Pat will answer […]

$7.50 – $15.00

Guided Canoe Paddle – Summer

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff. Take in refreshing views and learn about Adirondack wetlands, bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support […]

$15 – $25

Guided Canoe Paddle – Summer

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff. Take in refreshing views and learn about Adirondack wetlands, bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support […]

$15 – $25

Art Exhibit Opening Reception: Sandra Hildreth

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Observations: Paintings of the Adirondacks by Sandra Hildreth Heron Marsh Gallery, Paul Smith’s College VIC, June 30 - Aug 29, 2024   Just about all of the paintings in this show were […]

Free

Gentle Yoga on the Deck

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Join Beth McNally from Earthshine Yoga Studio in supportive yoga poses and flows for joints and muscles. This class will consist of basic and gentle movement to stretch and expand the […]

$15.00

Gentle Yoga on the Deck

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Join Beth McNally from Earthshine Yoga Studio in supportive yoga poses and flows for joints and muscles. This class will consist of basic and gentle movement to stretch and expand the […]

$15.00
Event Series Wild Edibles Walks

Wild Edibles Walks

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

This program is offered on multiple dates (see drop down menu). Learn to identify wild local edible plants with expert Pat Banker from Cornell University Cooperative Extension. Pat will answer […]

$7.50 – $15.00

Guided Canoe Paddle – Summer

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff. Take in refreshing views and learn about Adirondack wetlands, bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support […]

$15 – $25
Event Series Mushroom Foray

Mushroom Foray

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Mushroom expert Susan Hopkins is back at the VIC for another summer of fascinating fungi hunting.  Join her for a short introduction to the diverse mushroom world, then head out […]

$7.5 – $15.00
Event Series Bird Walk with Nicolas Main

Bird Walk with Nicolas Main

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a free (donations appreciated) outdoor birding excursion at the Paul Smith's College VIC with birder Nicolas Main select Sundays throughout the summer. Program size is limited so please arrive […]

FREE

Guided Canoe Paddle – Summer

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff. Take in refreshing views and learn about Adirondack wetlands, bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support […]

$15 – $25

Gentle Yoga on the Deck

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Join Beth McNally from Earthshine Yoga Studio in supportive yoga poses and flows for joints and muscles. This class will consist of basic and gentle movement to stretch and expand the […]

$15.00

Gentle Yoga on the Deck

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Join Beth McNally from Earthshine Yoga Studio in supportive yoga poses and flows for joints and muscles. This class will consist of basic and gentle movement to stretch and expand the […]

$15.00
Event Series Wild Edibles Walks

Wild Edibles Walks

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

This program is offered on multiple dates (see drop down menu). Learn to identify wild local edible plants with expert Pat Banker from Cornell University Cooperative Extension. Pat will answer […]

$7.50 – $15.00

Guided Canoe Paddle – Summer

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff. Take in refreshing views and learn about Adirondack wetlands, bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support […]

$15 – $25

Adirondack Turtles

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Get a glimpse into the fascinating lives of freshwater turtles, their unique history and anatomy, and the challenges turtles face even within the Adirondack Park. Meet our native ambassador turtles […]

Donations appreciated
Event Series Bird Walk with Nicolas Main

Bird Walk with Nicolas Main

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a free (donations appreciated) outdoor birding excursion at the Paul Smith's College VIC with birder Nicolas Main select Sundays throughout the summer. Program size is limited so please arrive […]

FREE

Guided Canoe Paddle – Summer

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff. Take in refreshing views and learn about Adirondack wetlands, bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support […]

$15 – $25

Gentle Yoga on the Deck

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Join Beth McNally from Earthshine Yoga Studio in supportive yoga poses and flows for joints and muscles. This class will consist of basic and gentle movement to stretch and expand the […]

$15.00
Event Series Mushroom Foray

Mushroom Foray

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Mushroom expert Susan Hopkins is back at the VIC for another summer of fascinating fungi hunting.  Join her for a short introduction to the diverse mushroom world, then head out […]

$7.5 – $15.00

Gentle Yoga on the Deck

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Join Beth McNally from Earthshine Yoga Studio in supportive yoga poses and flows for joints and muscles. This class will consist of basic and gentle movement to stretch and expand the […]

$15.00

Basic Land Navigation – Level I

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Who better to learn basic land navigation skills from than former Forest Rangers who’ve spent their careers in the backcountry of the Adirondacks? You will learn the basics of using […]

$75.00

Guided Canoe Paddle – Summer

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff. Take in refreshing views and learn about Adirondack wetlands, bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support […]

$15 – $25
Event Series Bird Walk with Nicolas Main

Bird Walk with Nicolas Main

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a free (donations appreciated) outdoor birding excursion at the Paul Smith's College VIC with birder Nicolas Main select Sundays throughout the summer. Program size is limited so please arrive […]

FREE

Guided Canoe Paddle – Summer

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff. Take in refreshing views and learn about Adirondack wetlands, bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support […]

$15 – $25

Gentle Yoga on the Deck

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Join Beth McNally from Earthshine Yoga Studio in supportive yoga poses and flows for joints and muscles. This class will consist of basic and gentle movement to stretch and expand the […]

$15.00

AARCH Camp Gabriels Tour 2024

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH) is the nonprofit historic preservation organization for New York State’s Adirondack region, with a mission to promote better public understanding, appreciation, and stewardship of the region’s […]

$55 – $70

Gentle Yoga on the Deck

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Join Beth McNally from Earthshine Yoga Studio in supportive yoga poses and flows for joints and muscles. This class will consist of basic and gentle movement to stretch and expand the […]

$15.00
Event Series Mushroom Foray

Mushroom Foray

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Mushroom expert Susan Hopkins is back at the VIC for another summer of fascinating fungi hunting.  Join her for a short introduction to the diverse mushroom world, then head out […]

$7.5 – $15.00

Arthropod Walk!

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

We're sure that you've heard of insects and crustaceans, but do you know what myriapods and arachnids are? All 4 groups are classified as arthropods. Join moth expert and Paul […]

Free

Guided Canoe Paddle – Summer

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff. Take in refreshing views and learn about Adirondack wetlands, bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support […]

$15 – $25

Guided Canoe Paddle – Summer

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff. Take in refreshing views and learn about Adirondack wetlands, bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support […]

$15 – $25

Gentle Yoga on the Deck

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Join Beth McNally from Earthshine Yoga Studio in supportive yoga poses and flows for joints and muscles. This class will consist of basic and gentle movement to stretch and expand the […]

$15.00

Gentle Yoga on the Deck

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Join Beth McNally from Earthshine Yoga Studio in supportive yoga poses and flows for joints and muscles. This class will consist of basic and gentle movement to stretch and expand the […]

$15.00

Guided Canoe Paddle – Summer

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff. Take in refreshing views and learn about Adirondack wetlands, bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support […]

$15 – $25
Event Series Bird Walk with Nicolas Main

Bird Walk with Nicolas Main

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a free (donations appreciated) outdoor birding excursion at the Paul Smith's College VIC with birder Nicolas Main select Sundays throughout the summer. Program size is limited so please arrive […]

FREE

Guided Canoe Paddle – Summer

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff. Take in refreshing views and learn about Adirondack wetlands, bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support […]

$15 – $25

Gentle Yoga on the Deck

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Join Beth McNally from Earthshine Yoga Studio in supportive yoga poses and flows for joints and muscles. This class will consist of basic and gentle movement to stretch and expand the […]

$15.00
Event Series Mushroom Foray

Mushroom Foray

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Mushroom expert Susan Hopkins is back at the VIC for another summer of fascinating fungi hunting.  Join her for a short introduction to the diverse mushroom world, then head out […]

$7.5 – $15.00

Gentle Yoga on the Deck

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Join Beth McNally from Earthshine Yoga Studio in supportive yoga poses and flows for joints and muscles. This class will consist of basic and gentle movement to stretch and expand the […]

$15.00

Guided Canoe Paddle – Summer

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff. Take in refreshing views and learn about Adirondack wetlands, bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support […]

$15 – $25

Jenkins Mountain Scramble

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Lace up your shoes and embrace the wilderness. Test your endurance as you conquer the rugged terrain surrounded by stunning landscapes of the VIC. With over 40 kilometers of trails […]

$25 – $50

Guided Canoe Paddle – Summer

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff. Take in refreshing views and learn about Adirondack wetlands, bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support […]

$15 – $25

Gentle Yoga on the Deck

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Join Beth McNally from Earthshine Yoga Studio in supportive yoga poses and flows for joints and muscles. This class will consist of basic and gentle movement to stretch and expand the […]

$15.00

Gentle Yoga on the Deck

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Join Beth McNally from Earthshine Yoga Studio in supportive yoga poses and flows for joints and muscles. This class will consist of basic and gentle movement to stretch and expand the […]

$15.00
Event Series Wild Edibles Walks

Wild Edibles Walks

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

This program is offered on multiple dates (see drop down menu). Learn to identify wild local edible plants with expert Pat Banker from Cornell University Cooperative Extension. Pat will answer […]

$7.50 – $15.00

Loon Watching Paddle on Little Clear Pond

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Little Clear Pond is a haven for Common Loons, with crystal clear water and abundant food sources. It is a great destination for watching the behavior of loon families. Our […]

$50
Event Series Mushroom Foray

Mushroom Foray

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Mushroom expert Susan Hopkins is back at the VIC for another summer of fascinating fungi hunting.  Join her for a short introduction to the diverse mushroom world, then head out […]

$7.5 – $15.00

Guided Canoe Paddle – Summer

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff. Take in refreshing views and learn about Adirondack wetlands, bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support […]

$15 – $25
Event Series Bird Walk with Nicolas Main

Bird Walk with Nicolas Main

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a free (donations appreciated) outdoor birding excursion at the Paul Smith's College VIC with birder Nicolas Main select Sundays throughout the summer. Program size is limited so please arrive […]

FREE

Guided Canoe Paddle – Summer

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff. Take in refreshing views and learn about Adirondack wetlands, bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support […]

$15 – $25

Gentle Yoga on the Deck

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Join Beth McNally from Earthshine Yoga Studio in supportive yoga poses and flows for joints and muscles. This class will consist of basic and gentle movement to stretch and expand the […]

$15.00

Gentle Yoga on the Deck

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Join Beth McNally from Earthshine Yoga Studio in supportive yoga poses and flows for joints and muscles. This class will consist of basic and gentle movement to stretch and expand the […]

$15.00
Event Series Wild Edibles Walks

Wild Edibles Walks

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

This program is offered on multiple dates (see drop down menu). Learn to identify wild local edible plants with expert Pat Banker from Cornell University Cooperative Extension. Pat will answer […]

$7.50 – $15.00

Guided Canoe Paddle – Summer

Paul Smith's VIC 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY, United States

Enjoy a beginner level canoe paddle on Barnum Pond with VIC staff. Take in refreshing views and learn about Adirondack wetlands, bogs and the fascinating diversity of life they support […]

$15 – $25

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Events and Programs

8023 State Route 30 Paul Smiths, NY 12970

518-327-6241

vic@paulsmiths.edu

Open weekends: 9:00 - 5:00

Open 7 days/week 9am-5pm

Lodge is closed for a private event Saturday June 24th.

Canoe trip, trails and Butterfly House are all open to the public and front desk services will be available in the front of the lodge.